Middle Ages

How the 14th-century creators of an illustrated Pentateuch managed to reflect both the Jewish and the Christian worlds they lived in.

June 4 2019 12:01AM

Abraham and Jehuda Cresques.

Ushi Derman
April 10 2019 12:01AM

An 11th-century talmudic encyclopedia.

Henry Abramson
March 27 2019 12:01AM

A new study of Jewish law in the medieval Muslim world argues that he did.

Ezra Blaustein
Dec. 28 2018 12:01AM

When Rashbam talked Torah with monks.

Martin Lockshin
Oct. 16 2018 12:01AM

Swords, dragons, and burning talmuds.

Alan Verskin
Sept. 27 2018 12:01AM

The Ḥasidey Ashkenaz and God’s wonders.

Dana Fishkin
March 14 2018 12:01AM

A 14th-century rabbinic debate on the purpose of the legal system.

Shlomo Zuckier
Feb. 9 2018 12:01AM

Despite the silly claims of two computer scientists.

Feb. 7 2018 12:01AM

The medieval church helped science more than it repressed it.

Peter Harrison
Jan. 4 2018 12:01AM

The Günzburg collection.

Ofer Aderet
Nov. 15 2017 12:01AM

Books were burned, but Judaism went unextinguished.

Sarah Ifft Decker
Oct. 31 2017 12:01AM

Including a liturgy almost identical to that used today.

Yoel Finkleman and Ofir Haim
Oct. 19 2017 12:01AM

Jewishness was the “hand inside the puppet” of Christian Europe.

David Mikics
Aug. 3 2017 12:01AM